Il fantasma dell'opera
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The Phantom of the Opera (1998) More at IMDbPro »Il fantasma dell'opera (original title)

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Paulette reveals her breasts to Albert before they have sex (implied).

Christine and The Phantom have sex twice, the first show bare breast and buttocks, the 2nd they are under the sheets, while Ignace is watching (In the R-rated cut you do not see the 2nd and only half of the 1st).

Christine wears revealing outfits throughout the film.

While the Phantom threatens Carlotta, we see her bare breast when he rips off her corset (fairly quick).

This is a very violent film, cut or uncut.

A worker gets his body chopped in half (off-screen) but we see the bloody remains.

2 more workers get dragged away but they die off screen.

Ignace gets his hand caught in a mousetrap and rats nearby eat away at his thumb, we see the thumb down to the bone (very graphic).

Albert gets his neck snapped, thrown away onto a marble spike in the catacombs.

Paulette gets her tongue ripped out by the Phantom and later in the film, we see what happens to her. Her face has been bitten off (brief but graphic).

A magistrate chokes on a drink, white foam comes out of his mouth.

The Phantom sees 7 people on a giant mousetrap as a hallucinogenic image.

A man has his face and throat bitten off by the Phantom (quick but graphic).

Ignace and his assistant capture rats on their custom machine, cutting off rats tails, grinding them.

They crash their machine on a marble rock. Ignace becomes unconscious and his assistant gets his head chopped off, blood spurts from the wound (in the R-rated cut, you do NOT see this happen).

Carlotta gets threatened by The Phantom, bites her ear (no blood) and claws her breast (little blood).

a Chandelier falls onto the crowd, killing 12 people instantly (very graphic) with crushed faces, lots of blood, severed arms and such.

Christine hits the Phantom with a rock to the face, blood pours down his face.

The Phantom gets shot in the shoulder by Raoul.

The Phantom gets shot again in the chest by a soldier.

The Phantom uses the butt of a gun on the soldier's jaw, lots of blood is shown.

Ignace stabs The Phantom in the chest, close-up of the knife in his chest and taking it out (in the R-rated cut, this does not happen).

The Phantom stabs Ignace back, twisting the knife in his stomach (Again the R-rated cut does not show this).

The Phantom gets stabbed in the back by another soldier.

2 uses of the word bitch, Carlotta is referred to as a cow. nothing much else.

Rated R for violence/gore and sexuality

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